Top UK Universities on Twitter

Introduction

What are the most popular UK Universities on Twitter? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2018 Twitter University Ranking of all UK higher-education institutions on Twitter meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed and/or accredited by the appropriate UK higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

2018 UK University Ranking on Twitter UK Universities on Twitter

Rank Followers Total Twitter Followers University
1 459,929 University of Oxford University of Oxford's Twitter page
2 416,272 University of Cambridge University of Cambridge's Twitter page
3 146,853 London Business School London Business School's Twitter page
4 113,782 The University of Sheffield The University of Sheffield's Twitter page
5 108,208 University of Birmingham University of Birmingham's Twitter page
6 92,967 The University of Edinburgh The University of Edinburgh's Twitter page
7 91,679 University of Leeds University of Leeds's Twitter page
8 81,796 University of Glasgow University of Glasgow's Twitter page
9 81,430 Imperial College London Imperial College London's Twitter page
10 78,103 King's College London King's College London's Twitter page
11 77,917 Sheffield Hallam University Sheffield Hallam University's Twitter page
12 76,664 The University of Nottingham The University of Nottingham's Twitter page
13 73,760 University of Bristol University of Bristol's Twitter page
14 72,952 The University of Warwick The University of Warwick's Twitter page
15 71,291 The London School of Economics and Political Science The London School of Economics and Political Science's Twitter page
16 70,986 Cardiff University Cardiff University's Twitter page
17 66,224 University of Sussex University of Sussex's Twitter page
18 64,433 The University of York The University of York's Twitter page
19 64,269 Coventry University Coventry University's Twitter page
20 62,726 University of Bath University of Bath's Twitter page
21 61,476 University of Exeter University of Exeter's Twitter page
22 60,924 The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London's Twitter page
23 59,011 University of London University of London's Twitter page
24 57,381 University of Plymouth University of Plymouth's Twitter page
25 57,361 University of Aberdeen University of Aberdeen's Twitter page
26 55,737 Leeds Beckett University Leeds Beckett University's Twitter page
27 55,469 University of East Anglia University of East Anglia's Twitter page
28 54,949 University of Surrey University of Surrey's Twitter page
29 53,687 Lancaster University Lancaster University's Twitter page
30 52,969 Nottingham Trent University Nottingham Trent University's Twitter page
31 51,078 Bournemouth University Bournemouth University's Twitter page
32 50,240 University College London University College London's Twitter page
33 50,087 University of Liverpool University of Liverpool's Twitter page
34 49,227 University of Leicester University of Leicester's Twitter page
35 49,149 University of Southampton University of Southampton's Twitter page
36 48,674 University of Dundee University of Dundee's Twitter page
37 47,783 University of Reading University of Reading's Twitter page
38 47,741 University of Kent University of Kent's Twitter page
39 46,307 De Montfort University De Montfort University's Twitter page
40 45,429 Glasgow School of Art Glasgow School of Art's Twitter page
41 45,071 Queen Mary University of London Queen Mary University of London's Twitter page
42 44,959 Manchester Metropolitan University Manchester Metropolitan University's Twitter page
43 44,939 University of Salford University of Salford's Twitter page
44 43,815 Loughborough University Loughborough University's Twitter page
45 43,474 Kingston University Kingston University's Twitter page
46 43,455 University of Essex University of Essex's Twitter page
47 43,289 University of Central Lancashire University of Central Lancashire's Twitter page
48 43,236 The University of Manchester The University of Manchester's Twitter page
49 42,806 Teesside University Teesside University's Twitter page
50 42,499 Swansea University Swansea University's Twitter page
51 41,913 University of the Arts London University of the Arts London's Twitter page
52 41,799 Durham University Durham University's Twitter page
53 41,622 University of Huddersfield University of Huddersfield's Twitter page
54 41,076 University of Hertfordshire University of Hertfordshire's Twitter page
55 40,933 Royal College of Art Royal College of Art's Twitter page
56 40,480 University of Strathclyde University of Strathclyde's Twitter page
57 39,837 The University of Hull The University of Hull's Twitter page
58 39,354 University of St Andrews University of St Andrews's Twitter page
59 38,463 University of Portsmouth University of Portsmouth's Twitter page
60 37,832 Queen's University Belfast Queen's University Belfast's Twitter page
61 37,505 University of Derby University of Derby's Twitter page
62 36,648 University of Lincoln University of Lincoln's Twitter page
63 36,571 University of Brighton University of Brighton's Twitter page
64 36,251 Keele University Keele University's Twitter page
65 35,867 The University of Northampton The University of Northampton's Twitter page
66 35,321 Oxford Brookes University Oxford Brookes University's Twitter page
67 34,968 Aston University Aston University's Twitter page
68 34,284 Bangor University Bangor University's Twitter page
69 32,913 Birmingham City University Birmingham City University's Twitter page
70 32,748 Bath Spa University Bath Spa University's Twitter page
71 32,714 University of Gloucestershire University of Gloucestershire's Twitter page
72 32,710 Royal Academy of Music, University of London Royal Academy of Music, University of London's Twitter page
73 32,302 Staffordshire University Staffordshire University's Twitter page
74 32,204 Robert Gordon University Robert Gordon University's Twitter page
75 32,099 Edge Hill University Edge Hill University's Twitter page
76 32,083 The University of Law The University of Law's Twitter page
77 32,062 SOAS, University of London SOAS, University of London's Twitter page
78 30,973 University of Bradford University of Bradford's Twitter page
79 30,949 University of Westminster University of Westminster's Twitter page
80 30,912 Northumbria University Northumbria University's Twitter page
81 30,861 University of Wolverhampton University of Wolverhampton's Twitter page
82 30,418 University of Chester University of Chester's Twitter page
83 30,174 Goldsmiths, University of London Goldsmiths, University of London's Twitter page
84 29,436 Liverpool John Moores University Liverpool John Moores University's Twitter page
85 29,403 University of South Wales University of South Wales's Twitter page
86 29,268 University of Stirling University of Stirling's Twitter page
87 28,247 Anglia Ruskin University Anglia Ruskin University's Twitter page
88 27,333 Edinburgh Napier University Edinburgh Napier University's Twitter page
89 26,450 Aberystwyth University Aberystwyth University's Twitter page
90 26,383 University of the West of England University of the West of England's Twitter page
91 25,660 City, University of London City, University of London's Twitter page
92 25,473 Middlesex University Middlesex University's Twitter page
93 24,819 Royal College of Music Royal College of Music's Twitter page
94 24,572 University of Roehampton University of Roehampton's Twitter page
95 23,551 Cardiff Metropolitan University Cardiff Metropolitan University's Twitter page
96 23,203 Heriot-Watt University Heriot-Watt University's Twitter page
97 23,135 Falmouth University Falmouth University's Twitter page
98 22,977 University of Abertay Dundee University of Abertay Dundee's Twitter page
99 22,955 Royal Holloway, University of London Royal Holloway, University of London's Twitter page
100 22,392 University of East London University of East London's Twitter page
101 22,252 University of Greenwich University of Greenwich's Twitter page
102 21,083 Brunel University London Brunel University London's Twitter page
103 20,784 Newcastle University Newcastle University's Twitter page
104 20,422 Southampton Solent University Southampton Solent University's Twitter page
105 19,870 The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama's Twitter page
106 19,708 Cranfield University Cranfield University's Twitter page
107 19,269 Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's Twitter page
108 18,891 York St John University York St John University's Twitter page
109 18,755 University of Sunderland University of Sunderland's Twitter page
110 18,662 University of Bolton University of Bolton's Twitter page
111 18,149 London South Bank University London South Bank University's Twitter page
112 17,979 London Metropolitan University London Metropolitan University's Twitter page
113 17,798 Glyndwr University Glyndwr University's Twitter page
114 17,734 Liverpool Hope University Liverpool Hope University's Twitter page
115 16,878 Canterbury Christ Church University Canterbury Christ Church University's Twitter page
116 16,795 University of the West of Scotland University of the West of Scotland's Twitter page
117 16,412 University of Worcester University of Worcester's Twitter page
118 16,286 University of Wales Trinity Saint David University of Wales Trinity Saint David's Twitter page
119 16,109 University of Chichester University of Chichester's Twitter page
120 15,652 Queen Margaret University Queen Margaret University's Twitter page
121 14,872 University of Cumbria University of Cumbria's Twitter page
122 14,796 Birkbeck, University of London Birkbeck, University of London's Twitter page
123 14,605 Leeds Trinity University Leeds Trinity University's Twitter page
124 14,494 Royal Veterinary College University of London Royal Veterinary College University of London's Twitter page
125 14,405 Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts's Twitter page
126 14,137 Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance's Twitter page
127 14,134 Royal Northern College of Music Royal Northern College of Music's Twitter page
128 13,794 Harper Adams University Harper Adams University's Twitter page
129 13,304 University for the Creative Arts University for the Creative Arts's Twitter page
130 12,804 The University of Buckingham The University of Buckingham's Twitter page
131 12,787 University of Bedfordshire University of Bedfordshire's Twitter page
132 12,180 University of Wales University of Wales's Twitter page
133 12,049 The University of Winchester The University of Winchester's Twitter page
134 11,984 Leeds College of Music Leeds College of Music's Twitter page
135 11,689 University of the Highlands and Islands University of the Highlands and Islands's Twitter page
136 11,666 Rose Bruford College Rose Bruford College's Twitter page
137 11,535 St Mary's University, Twickenham St Mary's University, Twickenham's Twitter page
138 11,370 Leeds Arts University Leeds Arts University's Twitter page
139 11,141 Buckinghamshire New University Buckinghamshire New University's Twitter page
140 10,510 University of West London University of West London's Twitter page
141 10,505 Norwich University of the Arts Norwich University of the Arts's Twitter page
142 10,104 Scotland's Rural College Scotland's Rural College's Twitter page
143 9,803 Regent's University London Regent's University London's Twitter page
144 8,688 Arts University Bournemouth Arts University Bournemouth's Twitter page
145 8,503 Royal Agricultural University Royal Agricultural University's Twitter page
146 8,217 St George's, University of London St George's, University of London's Twitter page
147 8,098 Plymouth College of Art Plymouth College of Art's Twitter page
148 7,960 Ravensbourne Ravensbourne's Twitter page
149 7,577 Bishop Grosseteste University Bishop Grosseteste University's Twitter page
150 7,177 Northern School of Contemporary Dance Northern School of Contemporary Dance's Twitter page
151 5,339 University College Birmingham University College Birmingham's Twitter page
152 5,196 School of Advanced Study, University of London School of Advanced Study, University of London's Twitter page
153 4,869 University of St Mark and St John University of St Mark and St John's Twitter page
154 4,126 Newman University, Birmingham Newman University, Birmingham's Twitter page
155 3,612 Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow Caledonian University's Twitter page
156 3,469 Ulster University Ulster University's Twitter page
157 2,666 Heythrop College Heythrop College's Twitter page
158 2,268 Richmond, The American International University in London Richmond, The American International University in London's Twitter page
159 924 European School of Economics European School of Economics's Twitter page
160 32 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London's Twitter page

Notice: the total number of followers of the above Twitter pages have been extracted in August 2018.



Report errors


Related resources